St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat    11th  July.     7.30pm.    Phil & Mary Teresa, and Matt, Mary Anne Reilly Creamfield

Mon.  13th July.       7.15pm. 

Wed.  15th July.       8.00pm. 

Sat.    18th July.      7.30pm.             Michael Donohoe, Glencurran.


Offertory Collection 4th July.   €1919.


Reader.        Caoimhe Skinnader.



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.     12th July.     11.00am.         Jim McDonagh.

Tues.    14th July.        9.30am.        

Thurs   16th July.       9.30am.                 

Fri.      17th July.        7.30pm.         Bernard & Rose Gaffney and Paddy Gaffney, Banaho

Sun.    19th July.      11.00am.         


Dates for your diary.


Confirmation.           3.00pm.    5th September 2020.

First Communion.              To be arranged.

Blessing of the graves.    Cancelled for 2020.


A brief meeting will take place after 9.30 Mass on Tuesday next to discuss Adoration. New members welcome.


Due to the recent resignation of Oliver Ferguson, who has provided great service to the parish for so many years, the position of Sacristan in St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys will be advertised in due course.


The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line, a national freephone service 1800 80 70 77, is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. To offer comfort and support to anyone who has been impacted by bereavement during COVID-19, or is finding it more difficult to cope with a pre-Covid bereavement at this time?


ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Lough Derg Lakeshore and Ancient Pilgrim Path reopens for visitors. Walk & Pray the Ancient Pilgrim Path with the Prior on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th July. Guided Contemplative Walk begins at noon. Approx. 4hr, 12k moderate loop. Booking essential, full details or email

Denn GAA.

Kelloggs Cúl Camps 2020: have been confirmed to go ahead at St. Matthews Park from Tuesday 4th  to Friday 7th August. Numbers are extremely limited at present however we expect that additional places will be allocated in the next few days. We will update members as details emerge


Senior training resumed last week with underage active over the past weekend. League competitions for our senior team will resume over the weekend of 17th  July with details to be disclosed shortly as to Juvenile activities for the year. Everyone needs to be conscious of the personal responsibility we all share to eliminate the virus. 


The draw for Rd 1 of this year’s Cullys Craft Bakery Junior Championship took place last Sunday and pitted us against Swanlinbar. The game will be played on the weekend of August 7th  with the venue yet to be decided




We recently commenced our on-line blotto. Until normal circumstances ordain we have varied our prizes to two winners each week whenever there is no overall winner. 

Number's​ Drawn. 19/23/3 /9

No Jackpot winner.


€25 winners are:

1. Danny Reilly

2. Shane Rehill


Next draw Monday 13th July 2020


Our jackpot is now €4900 and everyone is welcome to play on line at


 Our Cairde Denn initative is a great way to support our club and is currently open for membership. If interested, please contact any club officer.



Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102